Preferred amount: 1.0 mL Serum
Minimum amount: 0.5 mL Serum
24hrs; Also offered STAT at an additional charge
Centrifuge required?: Yes
To detect high levels of uric acid in the blood, which could be a sign of the condition gout or to monitor uric acid levels when undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatment; to detect high levels of uric acid in the urine in order to diagnose the cause.